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South Snohomish County Fire & Rescue

Administrative Headquarters and Training Center 
12425 Meridian Avenue 
Everett WA 98208 
(425) 551-1200


Leslie Hynes
Public Information Officer
Office: 425-551-1243
Cell: 425-754-7273

WEBSITE: http://southsnofire.org


RFA Update

Prop. 1 creating the South Snohomish County Fire & Rescue Regional Fire Authority was approved by voters in the August 1 election with 54.40% in favor, 45.60% opposed. Results were certified Aug. 15.). An RFA is a special purpose district – like a school district - that is made up of the City of Lynnwood and Fire District 1.

South Snohomish County Fire & Rescue began serving the City of Lynnwood and Fire District 1 on Oct. 1, 2017.

For more detailed information, please visit www.LynnwoodFD1RFA.com.

About Us

South Snohomish County Fire & Rescue is dedicated to protecting life, property and the environment for the nearly 250,000 residents of southwest Snohomish County. We serve unincorporated areas and the partner cities of Brier, Edmonds, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace.

Emergency response

We provide full-time staffing at 14 fire stations strategically located to provide prompt emergency response across the 50-square-mile area of southwest Snohomish County. All firefighters are certified as either emergency medical technicians or paramedics. About 80% of the 911 calls we receive are medical emergencies. Firefighters specializing in hazardous material response and technical rescue are also on duty daily.

Prevention and education

In addition to standing ready to respond to a wide range of emergency situations, we’re also here to help you prevent those emergencies from happening in the first place. Your firefighters work with full-time staff to provide fire and injury prevention services, public education and innovative services such as our community paramedic program.

Please visit us at SouthSnoFire.org for more information.